CMS Medicare Require Global Surgery Reporting for Post-Op Visits for 9 States
Aug16

CMS Medicare Require Global Surgery Reporting for Post-Op Visits for 9 States

CMS Require Global Surgery Reporting for Post-Op Visits Effective July 01, 2017 from 9 States  CMS now require providers who are part of a group practice with 10 or more providers; and are practicing in the State of Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon and Rhode Island to report CPT Code 99024 to indicate a… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article...

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CPT Code for Hernia Incisional or Ventral Open or Laparoscopic
Oct13

CPT Code for Hernia Incisional or Ventral Open or Laparoscopic

CPT Code for Hernia Incisional or Ventral Open or Laparoscopic INCISIONAL/VENTRAL HERNIA (OPEN) 49560 Repair initial incisional or ventral hernia; reducible 49561 Repair initial incisional or ventral hernia; incarcerated or strangulated 49565 Repair recurrent incisional or ventral hernia; reducible 49566 Repair recurrent incisional or ventral hernia; incarcerated or strangulated Use CPT Code 49568 (MESH) Implantation… Please...

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General Surgery Coding – Hernias Open and Laparoscopic – Fundoplication
Oct13

General Surgery Coding – Hernias Open and Laparoscopic – Fundoplication

General Surgery Coding – Hernias Open and Laparoscopic – Fundoplication EPIGASTRIC HERNIA (OPEN) 49570 Repair epigastric hernia (eg, preperitoneal fat); reducible (separate procedure) 49572 Repair epigastric hernia (eg, preperitoneal fat); incarcerated or strangulated FEMORAL HERNIA (OPEN) 49550 Repair initial femoral hernia, any age; reducible 49553 Repair initial femoral hernia, any age; incarcerated or strangulated 49555…...

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CPT Code for Stab Phlebectomy | What if less than 10 incisions?
Oct12

CPT Code for Stab Phlebectomy | What if less than 10 incisions?

CPT Code for Stab Phlebectomy and what if less than 10 incisions? Keypoints: ** This procedure is Unilateral and can be billed as bilateral. ** Append Modifier 50 for Bilateral ** Append Modifier LT or RT for Unilateral ** Global: 90 days ** Crosses over with ICD-9 Codes: (medical necessity) 37765   Stab phlebectomy of… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article useful? Please comment below and...

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What Modifier for Global Surgery Should You Use?
Jan06

What Modifier for Global Surgery Should You Use?

Modifier for Global Surgery  (when used during the Surgical Global Days) Modifier 24 Evaluation and management service performed during the postoperative period for reasons unrelated to the original surgical procedure. Modifier 57 Evaluation and Management service involving the initial decision to perform surgery either the day before or the day of a 90-day major surgery. Append when the decision to perform surgery is made the day...

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Billing for Global Surgical Packages
Jan06

Billing for Global Surgical Packages

Billing for global surgical packages   … also referred to as global surgical procedure can be tricky if you don’t understand what it means and how to be billing for global surgical packages. Let’s try to understand what global surgical packages means. You have to remember that when you are billing for global surgical packages, it is already inclusive  with almost all necessary services that the surgeon would...

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